Predictions for 2035 | Future timeline

Read 272 predictions for 2035, a year that will see the world transform in big and small ways; this includes disruptions throughout our culture, technology, science, health and business sectors. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Fast forecasts for 2035

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  • Earth experiences a "mini ice age" as solar activity decreases by 1% 1
  • New train technology travels 3x faster than airplanes 1
  • Majority of vehicles contain vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications to transmit information about speed, heading, brake status 1
  • Humans can "upgrade" their senses with implants that detect more signals (radio waves, X-rays, etc.) 1
  • Scientists develop cure for HIV through genome editing to cut the HIV genome out of DNA 1
  • Gene-editing technology allows scientists to cure genetic diseases 1
  • Genomes of all discovered mammal species sequenced 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 8,838,907,000 1
  • Share of global car sales taken by autonomous vehicles equals 38 per cent 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 16,466,667 1
  • Average number of connected devices, per person, is 16 1
  • Global number of Internet connected devices reaches 139,200,000,000 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 414 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 1,118 exabytes 1

Country forecasts for 2035

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Technology forecasts for 2035

Technology related predictions due to make an impact in 2035 include:

Renewable energy to overtake natural gas in the U.S. by 2035, say new studies. Vote on this forecast
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Business news for 2035

Business related predictions due to make an impact in 2035 include:

US to supply more than half of global gas by 2035. Vote on this forecast
Canada's crude oil production to reach 5.86M barrels per day by 2035, industry group predicts. Vote on this forecast
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Culture forecasts for 2035

Culture related predictions due to make an impact in 2035 include:

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By 2035, Delhi will be almost Mumbai + Kolkata. Vote on this forecast
Number of older Indians to grow, younger to slow by 2035. Vote on this forecast
Survey predicts huge amount of non-religious Americans by 2035. Vote on this forecast
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Health forecasts for 2035

Health related predictions due to make an impact in 2035 include:

How the UK plans to help its citizens live 5 years longer. Vote on this forecast
Workplaces should encourage employees to take up lunchtime spinning to tackle obesity. Vote on this forecast
Breast cancer deaths set to rise in UK by 2022, new analysis finds. Vote on this forecast
Indigenous children 10 times more likely to be removed from families – report. Vote on this forecast
Blood cancer taskforce seeks to tackle diseases that kill 20 Australians a day. Vote on this forecast
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2021-01-14 Last updated 2020-01-14

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